Rare Deccan Parrying weapons with two blades and Leopard decoration

Interesting handheld weapon with two opposing steel recurved bichwa blades, brass grips and features including modelled makarra heads with protruding eyes, and standing spotted leopards. A small miniature brass dhal with four studs. An unusual and collectable item from South India probably Mysore or Madurai, 19th century.  indo persian

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